Saturday, March 28, 2015 Nisan 8, 5775

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Yaacov Kravitz was just starting to delve into Jewish studies at the Pardes Institute in Jerusalem when Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, one of the most distinguished scholars in the world, walked into the classroom with a stack of freshly published volumes of the Talmud that he'd recently translated from Aramaic to modern Hebrew. "We would be struggling looking at the text...
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A small Caribbean charmer of plantation pleasures
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Sharon McDonnell, JE Feature
I did two life sentences in the cold." Celebrating his freedom after 30 years as a builder and designer in chilly England and Wales, Kevin Horstwood was lazing on the veranda of Rawlins Plantation Inn, a former 17th-century sugarcane plantation he owns on the island of St. Kitts. On one side, we face a lush garden resplendent in magenta, pink...
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'Social Network' more than a movie for area Market Rocker
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Face it, says Yerachmiel Galinsky of Upper Dublin: Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and all other futuristic cute-named feral phenomenon have made social -- and business -- interaction do an about-face in the past five years. How does he know? It's all on his Facebook page and Twitter postings 24 hours a day. But for Galinsky, it's nothing personal, mainly business. For...
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After mounting pressure on the administration of Lincoln University to repudiate the views of a longtime literature professor who has called for the destruction of Israel and promoted Holocaust denial, the university issued a statement calling the professor's views "an insult to all decent people." The controversy surrounds Palistani-born Kaukab Siddique, a tenured professor at the state-funded, historically black college...
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Phillies left their hits in San Francisco: Can fans now leave behind their sorrow?
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Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
The Phillies' near-perfect 2010 season provided Philadelphians a potent adrenaline shot of pride, hope and glory. Although they did not go all the way -- no Giant killers, after all -- can their fans carry the boost into post-season reality? Or will they be plagued by what is known as sports depression? The general consensus of experts interviewed for this...
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